2022 South Carolina Motorcycle Permit Test 9

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in South Carolina when getting your motorcycle learners.. Read More

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in South Carolina when getting your motorcycle learners permit. Each motorcycle theory practice test question has three answer choices. Select one answer for each question and select "grade this section." You can find this button at the bottom of the drivers license quiz. For a complete list of questions and answers for South Carolina please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/south-carolina/motorcycle.

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1. When carrying a passenger, a motorcycle takes:

Explanation
The more weight being carried by a motorcycle, the more time the motorcycle takes to accelerate and decelerate. Your motorcycle will respond to your commands more slowly when carrying a passenger than it will when you are the only person on the bike.

2. Mirrors on motorcycles:

Explanation
The mirrors of motorcycles have blind spots, just like those of cars. Always turn your head to check your blind spot before changing lanes.

3. As you approach a blind intersection, you should:

Explanation
When approaching a blind intersection, move into the portion of the lane that will bring you into any other driver's field of vision at the earliest possible moment.

4. If you are being passed, you should:

Explanation
When being passed, the center portion of the lane is generally the safest lane position for a motorcyclist. Riding on the side nearest the passing vehicle increases the risk of colliding with it. Riding on the side farthest from the passing vehicle can also be dangerous because it may prompt the driver to return to your lane before it is safe to do so.

5. Passengers should:

Explanation
Before beginning your ride, tell your passenger to maintain a firm grasp on your hips, waist, or belt. If there are secure handholds for your passenger, they may also hold those.

6. Footrests:

Explanation
Keep your feet firmly on the footrests for balance. The motorcycle should be equipped with passenger footrests. Firm footing prevents your passenger from falling off and pulling you off, too.

7. To shift up to a higher gear, you must:

Explanation
To shift up to a higher gear, position your foot under the shift lever and lift.
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